Discovering Bee Language

Discovering Bee Language

Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 927 , Segment 2

Episode: Animal Rituals

  • Mar 24, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 22:02 mins

With World War II raging around him, Karl Von Frisch revolutionized the world of science by cracking the enigma of the honeybee language. We get the history of the honeybees themselves and the tumultuous journey of an Austrian scientist caught up in the Third Reich. Guest: Tania Munz, author of "The Dancing Bees: Karl Von Frisch and the Discovery of the Honeybee Language"